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Texas is Jamming with 'Bread and Butter' Play

Texas dusted off the 'ol Zone Read two weeks and it -- along with play-action pass off the scheme -- has become the program's most explosive play. Why has the Zone Read become virtually unstoppable for the Horns? Depends on who you ask.

In weeks past, many said Texas should temporarily shelf the Zone Read in the post-Vince Young era, or reserve it for the likes of running QB John Chiles. During the past two weeks, however, the play has not only jump-started Texas' rushing offense but has also been key to consecutive second-half comebacks. The Horns have generated 1,134 yards the past two outings. But here's the number that jumps... Recommended Stories